Hunter Barnes is one of the foremost documentary photographers working today. Barnes is known for his extraordinary ability to depict cultures and communities so often misunderstood by the American mainstream. The David Hill Gallery in London will present Outside of Life: Lowriders, Coolers, Bikers and Bloods , a solo exhibition offering a unique insight into the periphery of modern American narrative. Hunter Barnes spent a fascinating year travelling the USA in 2003, documenting the individuals on the fringe of society that he met along the way including lowriders, bikers, Bloods and prison inmates. Accepted into the worlds of these individuals, Hunter gained their trust with time and understanding. Immersed in the world of the motorcycle clubs in New York, Hunter also rode through the deserts of New Mexico with lowrider car clubs, was accepted by Bloods in East St. Louis and was granted access to California’s maximum-security prison system. In his words, “From the ones who let me in, this is a glimpse into a life rarely seen.” “True characters in life who live what they know on their own terms… Looking back at...
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